Robert Louis Stevenson Quotes

It is the mark of a modest man to accept his friendly circle ready-made from the hands of opportunity.

Robert Louis Stevenson

It is a golden maxim to cultivate the garden for the nose, and the eyes will take care of themselves.

Robert Louis Stevenson

Politics is perhaps the only profession for which no preparation is thought necessary.

Robert Louis Stevenson

Vanity dies hard; in some obstinate cases it outlives the man.

Robert Louis Stevenson

If a man loves the labour of his trade, apart from any question of success or fame, the gods have called him.

Robert Louis Stevenson

Each has his own tree of ancestors, but at the top of all sits Probably Arboreal.

Robert Louis Stevenson

Nothing more strongly arouses our disgust than cannibalism, yet we make the same impression on Buddhists and vegetarians, for we feed on babies, though not our own.

Robert Louis Stevenson

Marriage is like life - it is a field of battle, not a bed of roses.

Robert Louis Stevenson

Our business in this world is not to succeed, but to continue to fail in good spirits.

Robert Louis Stevenson

Keep your fears to yourself, but share your inspiration with others.

Robert Louis Stevenson

Keep your fears to yourself, but share your courage with others.

Robert Louis Stevenson

Our business in life is not to succeed, but to continue to fail in good spirits.

Robert Louis Stevenson

I travel not to go anywhere, but to go. I travel for travel's sake. The great affair is to move.

Robert Louis Stevenson

We are all travellers in the wilderness of this world, and the best we can find in our travels is an honest friend

Robert Louis Stevenson

Vanity dies hard; in some obstinate cases it outlives the man.

Robert Louis Stevenson
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